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Environmental disasters impact individuals and communities; they also affect how family members communicate with each other, sometimes in surprising ways.
National Asbestos Awareness Week concludes tomorrow, but Weitz & Luxenberg today promised no letup of its efforts to educate about asbestos.
Diagnosis of diseases caused by exposure to asbestos is no easy task because public awareness of the toxic mineral and its effects are so woefully inadequate, according to asbestos attorneys with
Weitz & Luxenberg has arranged for nine New York lung-cancer victims who were heavy smokers to be paid a substantial sum in settlement of claims that asbestos exposure was a factor in developing
Manufacturers of synthetic fiber have struggled for about a decade, and the next five years will be no better.
Clapper Patti Schweizer & Mason (CPSM), a mesothelioma law firm dedicated to fighting for the rights of those injured by asbestos, sends out a warning to electricians about the dangers of
The silkworm (Bombyx mori or "raw silk of mulberry") is the larva of a moth that is economically important as the producer of silk. Its diet consists solely of mulberry leaves and it is native to northern China. The silkworm is so called because it spins its cocoon from raw silk. The cocoon is made of a single continuous thread of raw silk from 1000 to 3000 feet (300 to 900 meters) long. Silkworms have a good appetite. They eat mulberry leaves day and night continuously. Thus, they grow...
- Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
- To fire mitraille at.
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